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Research & Guidelines

ASCO advances clinical research through scientific meetings, educational programs, and peer-reviewed journals designed to help translate research results into quality care.

  • Dosing for Obese Adult Patients with Cancer Guideline Update

    The updated guideline, Appropriate Systemic Therapy Dosing for Obese Adult Patients with Cancer, is now available. Full weight-based cytotoxic chemotherapy doses are recommended regardless of obesity status. 

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  • Study Shows EHR Difficulty in Identifying Transgender People

    To understand and eliminate disparities in cancer incidence and outcomes among transgender people, clinicians and researchers must have data. However, this data is very difficult to obtain because gender identity data are not routinely collected in oncology practice health records.

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Random Quote

"As medical professionals and as a Society, we must all continue to evolve and transform cancer care and research with each new discovery."
Julie M. Vose, MD, MBA, FASCO
ASCO President, 2015-16